Regional Activities

 


Dr Nick Edgar

Dr Nick Edgar

CEO

With a bevy of qualifications (including a PhD in applied freshwater management) and academic achievements almost wider than his office wall allows, ...

Hannah Blake

Hannah Blake

Communications Manager

Bubbly, chatty and with an ear for a good story, Hannah has extensive experience in public relations, events and communications, across both New ...

Pauline Hickey

Pauline Hickey

Finance Manager

The financial whizz that keeps everything ticking along, Pauline has been with NZLT since 2008. Her role covers everything financial for both our ...

Bridget Jonker

Bridget Jonker

National Catchments Manager

Bridget is an ecologist and programme manager with over 13 years of experience in the environmental and social development sectors. She has worked on ...

Mario Torres

Mario Torres

ICT Project Manager

Hailing from Guatemala, Mario is our go-to IT guy. With a penchant for technology combined with a passion for the environment and sustainable ...

Nardene Berry

Nardene Berry

Regional Coordinator - Waikato; North Island Team Co-Leader

By working at the “flaxroots” level, taking action and partnering with others, Nardene feels very fortunate to be working for the NZ Landcare ...

Jo Buckner

Jo Buckner

Canterbury Regional Coordinator; South Island Team Leader

Jo has worked with a breadth of people and organisations on operational, environmental, primary industry and community issues – from forestry ...

Janie Stevenson

Janie Stevenson

Regional Coordinator - Bay of Plenty

Janie has always been passionate about the environment and our place in it since joining the Mount Maunganui Dune Care Community Group as a high ...

Nathan Burkepile

Nathan Burkepile

Regional Coordinator - Hawke's Bay

Warning!!! Do not ask him about wetlands. Nathan has a passion for wetlands and wetland restoration that is contagious. He has worked with ...

Annette Litherland

Annette Litherland

Regional Coordinator - Nelson/Marlborough

With intensity and passion Annette comes from a background in the New Zealand farming sector as a researcher, through both agricultural extension and ...

Craig Simpson

Craig Simpson

Regional Coordinator - Otago

With a strong passion for the environment – and particularly all things based around water quality – Craig loves seeing tangible results from his ...

Jon Hampson

Jon Hampson

Northland Catchments Coordinator/North Island Team Leader

Jon has recently returned to the NZ Landcare Trust after a period working as a contractor on the Northland State Highway network. During this period, ...

Shona Sluys

Shona Sluys

Canterbury Catchments Coordinator/South Island Team Leader

With a family farming upbringing, and a strong background in agribusiness, Shona bring a wealth of knowledge to the NZ Landcare Trust in her role as ...

Sam Gibson

Sam Gibson

Te Tairāwhiti/East Coast Catchments Coordinator

Sam has recently been appointed to the NZ Landcare Trust after working for Goodnature Ltd as a technical trapping expert. Sam has an extensive ...

Ric Balfour

Ric Balfour

Waikato Catchments Coordinator

Ric grew up on his grandparent’s dairy farm and worked on his uncle’s dairy, sheep and beef farms as a teenager. He is an avid outdoors person ...

Wendy Sullivan

Wendy Sullivan

Marlborough Catchments Coordinator

Wendy comes to the NZ Landcare Trust team to share her passion for working alongside communities to grow their awareness and proactiveness around ...

Rhianna Hughes Eddy

Rhianna Hughes Eddy

West Coast Catchments Coordinator

Rhianna has a fascination for the unique ecosystem of New Zealand. With the Landcare Trust she is excited to connect an appreciation for its ...

George Matthews

George Matthews

Federation of Maori Authorities. (Board chair).
 
Kevin Hague

Kevin Hague

Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society of NZ - CEO (Deputy Chair)
 
Owen Cox

Owen Cox

Federated Mountain Clubs
 
Gill Naylor

Gill Naylor

Rural Women New Zealand President.
 
Andrew Hoggard

Andrew Hoggard

Federated Farmers of NZ President
 
Guy Salmon

Guy Salmon

Ecologic Foundation